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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpoleaxedpole‧axed /ˈpəʊlækst $ ˈpoʊl-/ adjective [not before noun] especially British English  1 informalSURPRISEDSHOCK very surprised and shocked I was poleaxed when I heard I’d passed the exam.2 UNCONSCIOUSunable to stand because something has hit you very hard He staggered and collapsed as if poleaxed.
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poleaxedHis face assumed the poleaxed expression I have grown used to recently.
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